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A crowd of 10,000 participate in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Orchard Beach on Sunday.--Photo by David Greene

Bronxites Raise $500,000+ During Brest Cancer Walk at Orchard Beach

Bronxites Raise $500,000+ During Brest Cancer Walk at Orchard Beach by David Greene Bronxites from across the borough turned out for an early morning walk as part of the 15th annual American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Bronx […]

by · October 17, 2017 · Local Events, Local News, News
FDNY brass stand with donated items headed for Puerto Rico.--Photo by David Greene

City Announces Hurricane Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico

City Announces Hurricane Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico by David Greene Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by First Lady Chirlane McCray, Senator Gustavo Rivera and members of the musical group Black Eyed Peas outside of FDNY’s EMS Station 26 […]

by · October 16, 2017 · News
COMPTROLLER DEBATE FOR NYC GENERAL ELECTION, 10/17

COMPTROLLER DEBATE FOR NYC GENERAL ELECTION, 10/17

October 12, 2017 – NYC Votes announced that candidates for the office of comptroller in the 2017 General Election Michael Faulkner and Scott Stringer will debate each other on Tuesday, October 17th at 7 p.m. The debate will be broadcast […]

PA Candidate Polanco Seeks Credit Reporting Overhaul

PA Candidate Polanco Seeks Credit Reporting Overhaul

Public Advocate Candidate J.C. Polanco Proposes Overhaul of Credit Reporting and Proposes Strict Liability for Credit Reporting Agencies Bronx, NY – Candidate for New York City Public Advocate J.C. Polanco announces plan to overhaul credit reporting requirements for New York […]

by · October 13, 2017 · News, Personal Finance
NBC News: Trump Threatens To Pull FEMA Aid From Puerto Rico

NBC News: Trump Threatens To Pull FEMA Aid From Puerto Rico

NBC News is reporting that President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Puerto Rico and threatened to pull FEMA and military aid.

by · October 12, 2017 · Disaster Relief, News
Officials hope enough signatures will save the Christopher Columbus statue from being being removed in Columbus Circle.--Photo by David Greene

Officials Hold Petition Drive to Save Columbus Statue

Officials Hold Petition Drive to Save Columbus Statue by David Greene Several local officials joined forces moments before the start of the 41st annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade kicked off, in announcing a petition drive to halt the growing calls […]

by · October 10, 2017 · Cultures, Local Events, News
A heavy police presence at the school a day after two teens were stabbed, one fatally. Photo by David Greene

Urban Assembly Parents Beg For Real Changes at Wildlife High

Urban Assembly Parents: Don’t Let School Return to the Way it Was by David Greene Parents at the Urban Assembly School in West Farms are slowly getting back to normalcy– after two teens were stabbed in what officials described as […]

by · October 9, 2017 · Crime, Education News, News
he officer suffered a severe injury to his ankle, but was expected to recover. Photo by David Greene

OFFICER INJURED ON WAY TO COLUMBUS DAY PARADE

By David Greene An unidentified 26 year-old police officer was injured when his police scooter collided with several vehicles on a rain-slicked road in Van Nest as he headed to the Bronx Columbus Day Parade in Morris Park. The incident […]

by · October 9, 2017 · News
A mother and daughter in Bedford Park seek food and water donations along Webster Avenue for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and earth quake victims in Mexico.--Photo by David Greene

Gibson Urges Continued Hurricane Relief Donations

COUNCIL MEMBER GIBSON ENCOURAGES DONATIONS FOR HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF EFFORT This week, Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson reminded Bronxites, the people of Council District 16 and across New York City to continue making donations of items that are critically needed […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray went to Bronx EMS Station 26 to make a hurricane relief-related announcement on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

New Mental Health and Recovery Efforts For Puerto Rico

NYC Well will collaborate with the national Disaster Distress Helpline to strengthen mental health outreach On Saturday, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray joined will.i.am and the Black Eyed Peas in the Bronx to announce a new […]

by · October 8, 2017 · News
A mother and daughter in Bedford Park seek food and water donations along Webster Avenue for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and earth quake victims in Mexico.--Photo by David Greene

Bronxites Mobilize for Hurricane Victims

Bronxites Mobilize for Hurricane Victims by David Greene Local officials, houses of worship and everyday people have been busy raising donations for the devastated island nations in the Caribbean who were hit with back to back hurricanes. This unidentified mother […]

by · October 7, 2017 · News, Photos
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VIDEO: Chinese Troops Explode into Djibouti

China’s soldiers are now stationed deep into Djibouti in the horn of Africa.

by · October 4, 2017 · Military, News, Video, World News
BP Diaz Responds to the Fatal Stabbing at a Bronx High School

BP Diaz Responds to the Fatal Stabbing at a Bronx High School

“[Late last week], the Bronx bore witness to an unfathomable incident. One student has died, another is clinging on to life and a third has committed a violent crime and forever altered his path at so young an age. “This […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News
Energetic Felling of the Old Kosciuszko Bridge. Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

ICYMI: ENERGETIC FELLING OF THE OLD KOSCIUSZKO BRIDGE (Video)

AERIAL DRONE FOOTAGE OF ENERGETIC FELLING OF THE OLD KOSCIUSZKO BRIDGE STEEL TRUSS SPANS On Sunday, Governor Cuomo and hundreds of New Yorkers assembled to watch the energetic felling of the old steel truss spans of the Kosciuszko Bridge in […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Government, News, Video
Diaz Hosts Italian-American Heritage Month

Diaz Hosts Italian-American Heritage Month

Invites you to join him on
Thursday, October 12, 5:30 PM,
Schiff Family Great Hall

at the Bronx Zoo.